TRANSLATION PROCESS AND EQUIVALENCES OF THE COMPOUND NOUNS IN LINUX OPERATING SYSTEM INTO INDONESIAN (My Final Assignment)
TRANSLATION PROCESS AND EQUIVALENCES OF THE
COMPOUND NOUNS IN LINUX OPERATING SYSTEM INTO INDONESIAN
FACULTY OF LETTERS
Aims of this study are to identify the equivalences of Linux compound nouns in Indonesian and to know the translation process of Linux compound nouns and it result in Indonesian.
Data source of this study is compound noun found in main menu and submenu of Linux Ubuntu 7.04 computer operating system. Data analyses in this study is in the form class of compound elements (nine compound nouns group), semantic criteria of compound noun group (endocentric, exocentric, appositional and dvandva or copulative compound) and translation process (literal and idiomatic translation) of compound nouns. This study also analysis the compound noun equivalences in target language.
This study analysed twenty-four compound noun groups. The results of the analysis explained that there are five of nine compound nouns group found in the data source. There are thirteen noun + noun compound, four noun + verb compound, three verb + noun compound, three adjective + noun compound and one phrase compound. Not all translation process carried out in Linux compound noun into target language (target language) in addition some compound nouns are not translated into Indonesian. Compound noun that are not translated commonly is exocentric or copulative compound group. Literal and idiomatic translations performed in translation process of compound noun in Linux operating system. Some equivalence also performed in compound noun Linux translation.
Computer terminology of the source language could be use in the target language because the exocentric compound nouns found in this study. Consequently, the source language might used as the target language. Additional information should put in compound nouns that are not translated. This additional information will appear when user moves the cursor to the compound noun menu that is not translated.
Keywords: Compound Noun, Process of Translation, Target Language, Source Language, Equivalences
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